With Florida being a peninsula and water on three sides of it, the St. Johns River that runs north (uphill) and the Hillsborough River running through Tampa Bay, plus Lake Okeechobee, numerous lakes and springs, Florida is the place for water!
This squirrel was not shy and got right up near where we were birding at Lettuce Lake Park in Tampa, Florida.
Photo of this Great Egret was taken at Lettuce Lake Park in Tampa, Florida where the Hillsborough River flows into the nooks & crannies of the Cypress swamp of the county park. The park is filled with all kinds of wildlife including insects such as butterflies, birds, turtles, alligators and so much more.
This photo was taken at Lettuce Lake Park in Tampa, Florida on January 1, 2020. We were on the main boardwalk near the tower along the Hillsborough River, looked down and there sat this Yellow-Crowned Night Heron just chillin’ right below us. I had… Continue Reading “Photo of the Day – 1.25.20 – Looking Down”